Vocab 4- English

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celibate

abstraining from intercourse; ummarried

fortuitous

happening by chance or accident

recapitulate

to summarize; to repeat briefly

perfunctory

done without care; in a routine fashion

baroque

overly decorated

hedonism

pursuit of pleasure, especially of the senses

obloquy

strong disapproval; a bad reputation resulting from public criticism

debacle

a complete failure; a total collapse

quasi-

resembling; seeming; half

besmirch

to make dirty; to stain

imperative

extremely neccessary; vitally important

sacrosanct

extremely holy

sadistic

deriving pleasure frm inflicting pain on others

demeanor

behavior; manner of conducting oneself

facetious

comical; jocular; flippant

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